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Pidgin 2.6.2

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By Gaim  (Open Source)
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* libpurple
o Fix --disable-avahi to actually disable it in configure, as opposed to just making the warning non-fatal.
o Fix using GNOME proxy settings properly. (Erik van Pienbroek)

* IRC
o Fix parsing of invalid TOPIC messages. (CVE-2009-2703)

* MSN
o Sending custom smileys in chats is now supported.
o Ink messages are now saved when using the HTML logger.
o Fix a crash when receiving some handwritten messages.
o Fix a crash when receiving certain SLP invite messages.
o Chats with multiple people should no longer spontaneously disconnect.

* XMPP
o Prompt the user before cancelling a presence subscription.
o Escape status messages that have HTML entities in the Get Info dialog.
o Fix connecting to XMPP domains with no SRV records from Pidgin on Windows.
o Fix typing notifications with Pidgin 2.5.9 or earlier.
o Fix connecting using BOSH and legacy authentication (XEP-0078).
o Adding buddies of the form "romeo@…/Resource" are handled properly. In addition, it is no longer possible to add buddies of the form "room@…/User", where room@… is a MUC.
o Don't crash when receiving "smileyfied" XHTML-IM from clients that don't support bits of binary (ie. when getting an empty <data/> in return)
o Fix bug where SSL/TLS was not required even though the "require SSL/TLS" preference checked when connecting to servers that use the older iq-based authentication. (CVE-2009-3026)

* Yahoo!/Yahoo! JAPAN
o Accounts now have "Use account proxy for SSL connections" option. This option force-overrides the account specific proxy settings for SSL connections only and instead uses the global proxy configuration.

* Finch
o Properly detect libpanel on OpenBSD. (Brad Smith)
o Remove IO watches in gnt_quit. (Tomasz Mon)

* Pidgin
o Fix the auto-personize functionality in the Buddy List.
o Set the window icon for the media window to an icon corresponding to the type of call (headphone or webcam).
o Customized sound files are no longer reset whenever opening the Preferences dialog.
o The buddy list should now immediately refresh upon changing the icon theme.